Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

International Journal of Microbiology and Allied Sciences (IJOMAS) is a quarterly published, peer reviewed, multidisciplinary open access international journal. This journal publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of microbiology and its different fields. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published shortly after acceptance.

ARTICLES TYPE

IJOMAS entertains the following categories of manuscripts.

Original Research Articles

Short Communication

Reviews

Perspective or Lesson Learned

Letter to the Editor

COVER LETTER

All the submitted manuscript should have a cover letter signed by corresponding author. The cover letter should indicate the corresponding author’s full address; with telephone/fax numbers and e-mail address.

MANUSCRIPT FORMAT

The research article should be arranged in the following order: Title Page, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References.

The mode of presenting manuscript is English. The preferred format of all manuscript is a single Microsoft Word file (preferably in Times New Roman, 12 fonts with double space). Tables should be placed at the end of the manuscript. Figures and illustrations must be submitted as a separate file.

Title Page

Abstract

Keywords

Introduction

Materials and Methods

Results

Discussion

Acknowledgements

References

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Copyright

Abbreviations

Nomenclature and Units

REVIEW PROCESS

All manuscripts are screened by concerned section editor for appropriateness of the paper. Preliminary decision on paper’s suitability on the journal shall be sent to the corresponding author within three weeks of submission. Manuscripts considered for further peer review shall be sent to three or more qualified peer reviewers. Based on the review reports, editorial decision along with the reviewers comments shall be provided to the corresponding author at the earliest possible. Author’s response to the reviewer’s comments (along with revised manuscript, if required) will follow the same review process. Final decision on the acceptance/ rejection of the manuscript shall be made by the editorial board and notified as soon as possible.